Joseph Jaap's answer Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney to review all the facts, advise you, and file with the court. You also will probably be required to start paying child support if you file.
Matthew Williams' answer How did the police acquire his phone? How did they acquire the picture? Was the phone locked? They can talk to him and even arrest him without parental consent, but getting into locked cellphones now requires a warrant under most circumstances. With kids, there are a few circumstances it may not such as if a teacher got the password from the child, opened the phone, and gave the picture to the police, or if the child consented to the search (though consent can get complicated with children and...
Matthew Williams' answer The most likely sentence depends heavily on the individual's history. The list of charges, trafficking, possession, tampering, and criminal tools, doesn't include any high level felonies so a first time offender has an excellent chance at probation. But a person with a bad history could wind up with a couple of years in prison.
Matthew Williams' answer You can file for a civil protection order for one, and probably should. While there will be an order in place during her criminal case, it will end. Civil orders can be granted for as long as 5 years, and can be renewed. Additionally, there may be some custody issues that need to be addressed depending on the situation with your fiance's children.
Joseph Jaap's answer Just like it says in section (a): Any security deposit in excess of fifty dollars or one month's periodic rent, whichever is greater, shall bear interest on the excess at the rate of five per cent per annum if the tenant remains in possession of the premises for six months or more, and shall be computed and paid annually by the landlord to the tenant.
Joseph Jaap's answer Yes. Parents and children all must follow all court orders for custody and visitation. If not followed, the court can find someone in contempt. If any change to visitation is desired, a request for change must be filed with the court, and the court will decide if the change is in the best interest of the child based on all the facts and circumstances properly submitted to the court as evidence. The court can consider the wishes of an older teen, but the court makes the final decision.
Joseph Jaap's answer Living with someone will not result in a marriage. States no longer recognize common law marriage. The only way to become married is to obtain a marriage license and have the marriage officially performed according to state law where you live.
Joseph Jaap's answer It isn't illegal for a landlord to attempt to collect for damages, and to send to a collection agency, or to file a lawsuit to collect. But Ohio law requires landlord to send an itemized list of any damage within 30 days, and if you didn't get it, you have a defense. You would have a right to defend against the lawsuit and have a lawyer represent you. But a lawsuit becomes a permanent court record, and even if landlord does not sue, landlord could make an adverse entry on your credit record,...
Answered on Sep 19, 2018
Matthew Williams' answer It is probably too late, but you can contact adult protective services to see if there is anything they can do: https://dsas.cuyahogacounty.us/en-US/adult-protective-services.aspx
Matthew Williams' answer The court can hold hearings whenever it wants really. If there are outstanding pleadings, that can be addressed with the court at hearing. The Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure do set the time responding to an amended pleading: "Unless the court orders otherwise, any required response to an amended pleading must be made within the time remaining to respond to the original pleading or within fourteen days after service of the amended pleading, whichever is later." Ohio R. Civ. Pro 15(A).
Joseph Jaap's answer Yes, she can, because you were not married. So she has full custody, and you have no rights until a court says you do. So she gets to make all the decisions. And she can file to have you start paying child support. Use the Find a Lawyer tab and retain a local family law attorney to review all the facts and advise you.
Joseph Jaap's answer A court must grant biological father parental rights. Name on or off birth certificate is not enough. He should use the Find a Lawyer tab and retain a local family law attorney to advise him and file in court.
Joseph Jaap's answer Ask your husband if it is a problem or if he will take you back. Because you left and abandoned your son and him, he can file for divorce and ask for exclusive occupancy of the home until the divorce is finalized.
Joseph Jaap's answer If the court orders you to pay child support, you must pay it, or be found in contempt of court and possible put in jail. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney to review the facts of your situation and advise you.
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